Re: no need to spawn esd

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 12:26:09PM +0100, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> It seems there really is no need to run esd from gnome-session and
> gnome-settings-daemon, since libesound will spawn it when needed.
> So, here are two patches for g-session and g-s-d that just don't spawn
> it at all. It seems to work ok for me, but please could people test it
> and make sure it doesn't break anything before I submit them?

Spawning esd from libesd is the root of all kinds of evil.  I'd
remove the feature if I didn't expect that eventually someone would
complain loudly and it would erupt into a flamewar.  Instead, I've
been fixing apps that use esound to not request that a daemon is


David Schleef
Big Kitten LLC ( -- data acquisition on Linux

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